“Therefore, since it is by God’s mercy that we are engaged in this ministry, we do not lose heart.” II Corinthians 4:1

Salem WEST serves the people of Crow Wing, Aitkin, Morrison and Cass Counties through partnerships with social services, public health, school collaborative workers, mental health workers, clinics, hospitals, local congregations and other caring organizations, without bias or prejudice regarding race, religion or gender and at no cost to the recipient.

Through referrals we provide:
Household items
Rental Assistance
Heat Assistance
Emergency food and gas vouchers
Medical bill assistance
Assistance for education opportunities for preschool-high school students
Infant supplies
Jail ministries
A bridge for transition for inmates re-entering society

Salem Lutheran Social Ministry – Salem WEST
Purposeful Vision:  Through our actions, people experience and see what is possible in their lives.

Mission Statement:  By accepting and distributing quality material goods and limited financial assistance to people, Salem WEST, in partnership with case workers helps clients meet their basic needs.

Core Values:

Welcome:  Our Christ-centered ministry serves all people regardless of race, beliefs and financial status with respect, compassion and confidentiality.  

Equipment:  By partnering with other agencies our volunteers equip people with basic, decent household furnishings and limited financial assistance freeing clients to cope with challenges.

Send:  Through our words and actions we strive to offer hope, strengthen people’s dignity and encourage self-sustainability.

Toolbox:  We serve God by serving others free of charge opening opportunities for growth and reciprocity.

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This is 28 of us carrying one of the cement crosses up the hill to put in place.  They weighed in the area of 1000 lbs, we made the with rebar and cement.  This is one of the three crosses in the picture that we carried
up the hill and put into place. 

Salem WEST
"God's Hands at Work in Deerwood"

Salem WEST   •   218-534-4962   •   23664 Cross Drive   •   P.O. Box 100   •   Deerwood, MN  56444  

The Mustard Seed   •   218-534-2945   •   23697 Forest Road   •   Deerwood, MN  56444 

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